Guardrail Goodbye

At fifty years old, the US Army’s Guardrail series of Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) aircraft are looking at a well-deserved retirement. The Guardrail concept employed a...
ECRS-Mk2-(Leonardo)

Beam Scheme

Specialist and general media were abuzz in early September with the news that the Royal Air Force’s Typhoon fleet will receive a new AESA...
Pantsir-(Dimity-Fomin)

We need to talk about Pantsir

How has electronic warfare made Russia's Pantsir air defence system so vulnerable? KBP’s Pantsir (NATO reporting name SA-22 Greyhound) series short-range air defence system was...
E-7A-Wedgetail

Electronic Warfare for RAF Wedgetails

Leonardo plans to certify electronic warfare equipment for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) new E-7 Wedgetail AEW.1 airborne early warning aircraft by 2022. Defensive...
Camden-LORAN-(Hellen-Systems)

LORAN Runs Again

The LORAN (Long Range Navigation) radio navigation system is enjoying a new lease of life with E-LORAN promising improvements in accuracy and resistance to...
Drone-Shootdown

The Drone that fell to Earth

Every conflict brings lessons learned. The recent flare-up in tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh is no exception. It is not...
F-35

Lightning Reflexes

Enhancements to the F-35’s electronic warfare systems will focus on software, firmware and hardware should be completed by 2024. The contract won in August by...
Gripen-Stores-Loadout-(Saab)

Decoy and Destroy

A new addition to Saab’s Arexis electronic warfare product line provides added protection for Gripen. For Saab the Arexis airborne Electronic Warfare (EW) architecture is...
F-35-UK

British Defence Exports on the rise

The UK’s Defence Security Organisation (DSO) revealed that the British defence industry secured export orders valued at $11.6 billion (£9 billion) in 2017. This...
Dutch-Army-TPz-Fuchs-1-EW-Vehicle-(Rheinmetall)

Bushmaster Electronic Warfare Vehicles for Dutch Army

In early July, the Dutch Army took delivery of its first new Bushmaster electronic warfare vehicle, paving the way for the possible retirement of...

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